Tag Archives: nervous system

Returning to the body : RESET Program feedback

Alex Howard talks to ME/CFS patient Carol about her current experience on the RESET Program and the power of learning to reconnect to her body. Everyday Alex is the daily vlog series from Alex Howard. Explore Alex’s website https://www.alexhoward.tv/ to find out more about his projects at The Optimum Health Clinic, Therapeutic Coaching and Conscious […]

Understanding why the body shuts down

Alex Howard helps ME/CFS patient Liarne understand why her body goes into shutdown and how to manage when it happens. Understanding why the body shuts down | Everyday Alex 066 | Therapeutic Tuesdays | Everyday Alex is the daily vlog series from Alex Howard. Explore Alex’s website https://www.alexhoward.tv/ to find out more about his projects […]

Connection feeds connection: Patient Session

Therapeutic Tuesday – Everyday Alex 023 – Alex Howard supports patient Nicole to be more effective in calming her nervous system and introduces the idea that connection feeds connection.

Self-love calms the nervous system – Everyday Alex 009

Therapeutic Tuesday – Everyday Alex 009 – Self-love calms the nervous system – Alex Howard works with ME/CFS patient Kotryna to help understand why her nervous system is not calming, and how to cultivate self-love to encourage this process.

OHC Live 77 – The boatload of recovery

Just as multiple factors often are involved when one falls ill with ME/CFS (the overloaded boat), the process of recovery also includes multiple factors, methods, and variables to re-build health. The practitioners of The Optimum Health Clinic use an integrative approach to craft individualised programs to help patients during different stages or recovery with the […]

OHC Live 55 – 4 types of anxiety

Understanding and being able to witness the kind of anxiety we’re expieriencing is the first step to addressing it and easing the symptom. Physical Anxiety types can be contributed to blood sugar issues, having a mitochondria crash, adrenal anxiety, or hormone issues. Anxiety triggered by emotional overwhelm can be caused by difficult life experiences, and […]

OHC Live 54 – Deep rest II

When our primary symptom is fatigue, it’s clear that getting deep, effective rest is a crucial part of the recovery process. When the maladaptive stress response adds too much stress to be able to relax deeply, we can intend to rest without actually achieving deep rest. The OHC approach works to calm the nervous system […]